In an official event today, Meizu announced its new device in the Meizu M series called Meizu M5 Note that comes with a full metal body has a mBack fingerprint sensor available on the home button that can unlock the device in just 0.2 seconds. It is priced at 899 yuan (around $130) for the 3GB RAM + 16GB internal storage capacity, 999 yuan (around $145) for the 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage option and 1499 yuan (around $218) for the 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage variant. The sales of the device will start 8th December.
It features a 5.5-inch LTPS 2.5D curved glass display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and is powered by a 1.8 GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor with Mali T860 GPU. It has 3GB RAM + 16GB / 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage option with expandable storage up to 128GB with microSD card. It runs on the Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) based Flyme OS 6.0 and it supports hybrid dual SIM. It comes with Gray, Silver, Champagne Gold and Blue color option.
It features a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and a 4P lens. It is backed up by a 4000mAh battery and we have the 4G voLTE, dual-band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS connectivity options. It measures 153.6×75.8×8.15mm and weights 175g. A fingerprint scanner is available on the physical home button on the front panel.
Still no word on the global debut of this device as it is currently available only in China. The company launched two new device in its previous event in China last month where they launched Meizu M3X and Meizu PRO 6 Plus smartphones. Both comes with top-end specifications are also available in China. We have to wait for these devices to debut globally soon.